community.vmware.vcenter_domain_user_group_info module – Gather user or group information of a domain

Note

This module is part of the community.vmware collection (version 2.5.0).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.vmware.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.vmware.vcenter_domain_user_group_info.

New in version 1.6.0: of community.vmware

Synopsis

  • This module can be used to gather information about user or group of a domain.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • python >= 2.7

  • PyVmomi

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

belongs_to_group

string

If a group existing, returned contains only users or groups that directly belong to the specified group.

belongs_to_user

string

If a user existing, returned contains only groups that directly contain the specified user.

domain

string

The domain to be specified searching.

Default: “vsphere.local”

exact_match

boolean

If exact_match is True, it indicates the search_string passed should match a user or group name exactly.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

find_groups

boolean

If find_groups is True, domain groups will be included in the result.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

find_users

boolean

If find_users is True, domain users will be included in the result.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

hostname

string

The hostname or IP address of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_HOST will be used instead.

Environment variable support added in Ansible 2.6.

password

aliases: pass, pwd

string

The password of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PASSWORD will be used instead.

Environment variable support added in Ansible 2.6.

port

integer

The port number of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PORT will be used instead.

Environment variable support added in Ansible 2.6.

Default: 443

proxy_host

string

Address of a proxy that will receive all HTTPS requests and relay them.

The format is a hostname or a IP.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PROXY_HOST will be used instead.

This feature depends on a version of pyvmomi greater than v6.7.1.2018.12

proxy_port

integer

Port of the HTTP proxy that will receive all HTTPS requests and relay them.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PROXY_PORT will be used instead.

search_string

string / required

The search_string is a string to be specified searching.

Specify the domain user or group name to be searched.

username

aliases: admin, user

string

The username of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_USER will be used instead.

Environment variable support added in Ansible 2.6.

validate_certs

boolean

Allows connection when SSL certificates are not valid. Set to false when certificates are not trusted.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_VALIDATE_CERTS will be used instead.

Environment variable support added in Ansible 2.6.

If set to true, please make sure Python >= 2.7.9 is installed on the given machine.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

Notes

Note

  • All modules requires API write access and hence is not supported on a free ESXi license.

Examples

- name: Gather all domain user and group of vsphere.local
  community.vmware.vcenter_domain_user_group_info:
    hostname: "{{ vcenter_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ vcenter_username }}"
    password: "{{ vcenter_password }}"
    validate_certs: false
    domain: vsphere.local
    search_string: ''
  register: gather_all_domain_user_group_result

- name: Gather all domain user and group included the administrator string
  community.vmware.vcenter_domain_user_group_info:
    hostname: "{{ vcenter_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ vcenter_username }}"
    password: "{{ vcenter_password }}"
    validate_certs: false
    domain: vsphere.local
    search_string: administrator
  register: gather_domain_user_group_result

- name: Gather all domain user of vsphere.local
  community.vmware.vcenter_domain_user_group_info:
    hostname: "{{ vcenter_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ vcenter_username }}"
    password: "{{ vcenter_password }}"
    validate_certs: false
    domain: vsphere.local
    search_string: ''
    find_users: true
    find_groups: false
  register: gather_all_domain_user_result

- name: Gather administrator user by exact match condition
  community.vmware.vcenter_domain_user_group_info:
    hostname: "{{ vcenter_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ vcenter_username }}"
    password: "{{ vcenter_password }}"
    validate_certs: false
    domain: vsphere.local
    search_string: "vsphere.local\\administrator"
    exact_match: true
  register: gather_administrator_user_exact_match_result

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key

Description

domain_user_groups

list / elements=string

list of domain user and group information

Returned: success

Sample: “[\n {\n \”fullName\”: \”Administrator vsphere.local\”,\n \”group\”: false,\n \”principal\”: \”Administrator\”\n }\n]”

Authors

  • sky-joker (@sky-joker)